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Gerald LairdTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2003-2015
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsC-1211, OF-21, 1B-10, DH-8, 3B-3, RF-2, SS-1, LF-1, 2B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGerald Lee Laird
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 13,1979 [38.195]PlaceWestminster,California
High SchoolLa Quinta (Westminster,CA)
CollegeCypress College (Cypress,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,000,000Signing ScoutsRon VaughnService Time11.047 (2015)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-TEX-#5 ... 2004-TEX-#6
MLB DebutApril 30,2003 [23.169]
OrganizationsTEX [7] DET [3] OAK [3] ATL [2] SLN [1] ARI [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID5933Retrosheet IDlairg001MLBAM ID408042
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power42Contact58XBH43RBIs53Runs52Hitting57Durability36Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Southern Oregon TimberjacNwstA-oak-c1960228456572239105284322504.285.361.360.7218211265.335.075.219.32810.5716.231.540.75114.0016.92
2000Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-c20145010152109206710103.300.379.380.75919358.341.080.240.34410.3412.071.170.000.0020.00
2000Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-c203310314253001372142710203.243.333.272.605283120.321.029.214.28711.6722.501.930.000.0012.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4715324405102292203420306.261.348.307.655476178.328.046.222.30511.2419.101.700.000.0015.00
2001Modesto A'sCalifA+oak9c211194437111313554610948101104619.255.337.341.67815123511.315.086.196.3059.3919.772.100.9888.6020.35
2002Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex20c221234427012221411678645955110114.276.343.416.75918436503.321.140.247.3328.9518.892.112.1940.1829.51
2003Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex9c2399338508820594293376171247.260.344.429.77314534385.293.169.296.3359.6115.841.652.3437.5638.64
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex12c23194491221140051110002.273.360.432.79219450.344.159.273.34910.0022.002.202.0044.0033.33
2004Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-c24622242002102800001.182.250.273.5236224.286.091.227.2378.3333.334.000.000.0050.00
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex6c244914720336011601123524305.224.287.286.573427168.281.062.136.2597.1420.832.920.60147.0021.21
2005Arizona RangersArizRktex-c25826452203102210001.192.276.423.69911429.208.231.346.3006.906.901.000.000.0080.00
2005Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex6c257528151871241755122286151215.310.380.562.94215833317.341.252.388.4018.8319.242.185.3616.5337.93
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8330755921461758132306361216.300.371.550.92116937346.328.250.384.3928.6718.212.104.9118.0640.22
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex6c251340792014002700001.225.262.350.61214342.250.125.175.2684.7616.673.502.3840.0033.33
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex15c2678243467220172231125421207.296.332.473.80511528260.353.177.235.3454.6220.774.502.6934.7138.89
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex15c271204074891183947623010325413.224.278.349.62714230448.274.125.209.2766.7022.993.432.0145.2232.97
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-c28412100002001320200.000.176.000.1760017.000.000.083.1295.8817.653.000.000.000.00
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex15c2895344549524064124236364425.276.329.398.72713730381.319.122.183.3206.0416.542.741.5757.3331.58
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet8c29135413499323243350406810104011.225.306.320.62613229477.258.095.203.2858.3914.261.700.84103.2531.18
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c3089270225611052531185736207.207.263.304.5678216299.243.097.170.2566.0219.063.171.6754.0028.57
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-c-1b3127231001002100000.429.556.5711.127419.500.142.429.49322.2211.110.500.000.0033.33
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13c3137951122711121191912133.232.302.358.660349108.276.126.221.2828.3317.592.110.9395.0040.91
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet9c326317424498121100142111104.282.337.374.7116511191.309.092.172.3147.3310.991.501.0587.0022.45
2013Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-c3326000000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11c334712112348011311142332104.281.367.372.739459141.337.091.207.3339.9316.311.640.71121.0026.47
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11c345315212318001000143310026.204.275.257.532398167.261.053.145.2418.3819.762.360.000.0025.81
2015Arizona DiamondbacksArizRkari34c35411040001002100000.364.462.364.8264013.400.000.182.37715.387.690.500.000.000.00
2015Reno AcesPCLAAAari11c35615141003000200100.267.250.333.5835116.286.066.067.2440.0012.500.000.000.0025.00
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1026181004002300100.308.345.346.6919129.333.038.115.3036.9010.341.500.000.0012.50
2015Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari18c3512000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Tijuana TorosMexAAA-3621000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter79924523145971379382382111193494323522858.243.305.353.6588661842734.288.110.192.0007.0618.072.561.3964.5330.82
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter5571985321535842344283602721541234931747.270.346.402.7487971512274.315.132.257.0009.4518.121.921.9345.1128.22
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter19668210718636926105225701361427513.273.349.466.81531871775.304.193.321.0009.0317.551.943.3526.2338.17
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1234427012221411678645955110114.276.343.416.75918436503.321.140.247.0008.9518.892.112.1940.1829.51
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter152546851381655591711621281148112.253.337.328.66517926631.316.075.200.0009.8320.292.060.79109.2018.84
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter60228456572239105284322504.285.361.360.7218211265.335.075.219.00010.5716.231.540.75114.0016.92
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter268714244301330101020104.276.360.391.751347100.308.115.264.00010.0010.001.000.000.0029.17
Texas Rangers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter37412251843127252513411884273131413323.255.306.383.6894691021349.305.128.199.0006.2320.243.251.8549.0032.69
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter287857951984231169817214614177022.231.299.326.62527956967.264.095.187.0007.4515.102.031.1477.9128.28
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1002732465160123112856421210.238.317.308.6258417308.295.070.172.0009.0918.182.000.32273.0026.15
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37951122711121191912133.232.302.358.660349108.276.126.221.0008.3317.592.110.9395.0040.91
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162497641212828484239100674212.243.305.353.65817637554.288.110.192.0007.0618.072.561.3964.5330.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games162577931562471382178631201039214.270.346.402.74823244661.315.132.257.0009.4518.121.921.9345.1128.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak19C51--30570114386375.9727.35-----196085.067.1
2000Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20C9--4312-155551.0006.11-----21464.316.7
2000Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak20C27--2203181259251.9699.30-----103381.819.3
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak21C85--58382166681665.9777.82-----1711971.460.7
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak21OF9--1222-1614.8751.56------1197.66.4
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak211B7--361-437371.0005.29------1195.95.0
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak213B1---------------1190.80.7
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak212B1---1--111.0001.00------1190.80.7
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak21SS1---------------1190.80.7
2002Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22C101--5657282645637.9886.31-----912382.172.7
2002Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22OF12--132--15151.0001.25------1239.88.6
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23C89--55271115634623.9837.00-----89989.962.7
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex23C1612111658127473.9864.560.664357.111984.29.9
2004Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24C4--21-1-2221.9555.25-----1666.72.8
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex24C49463972751956299294.9836.000.74171454.8649100.030.2
2005Arizona Rangers ArizRktex25C5--285--33331.0006.60------862.58.9
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex25C73--4635065519513.9887.03------7597.351.0
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex25C131199615326966.9575.080.678372.7113100.08.0
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex25RF1-1-------------137.70.6
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex26C71655783923065428422.9865.940.73252154.357891.043.8
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH1---------------781.30.6
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex26RF1-2-------------781.30.6
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex27C119114987675751213762750.9846.300.76593960.2912099.273.5
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex27LF1-1-------------1200.80.6
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex28C4--211--22221.0005.50------4100.02.8
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex28C88867535233587566558.9866.340.74532171.669592.654.3
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH4---------------954.22.5
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex283B2110-3--331.0001.500.30-----952.11.2
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C13512310908447837925922.9976.830.85594258.49135100.082.8
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B1-11--1111.0001.001.00-----1350.70.6
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C87766705165255573568.9916.530.85583065.958997.853.7
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln31C1--5---551.0005.00-3-100.01250.00.7
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln311B1--7--1771.0007.00------250.00.7
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C31222131821231197194.9856.260.9116480.033783.819.1
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----372.70.6
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C56494293932242419415.9907.410.97421080.826388.934.6
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH2---------------633.21.2
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl33C2--921-1211.9175.50-3175.012100.01.4
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33C403329424116-62572571.0006.430.8716964.014785.124.7
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34C48423773392824369367.9957.650.97301173.275390.629.6
2015Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari35C2--5---551.0002.50------450.03.6
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari35C4--321--33331.0008.25-2166.7-666.72.8
2015Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35C1143---331.0003.000.75-----1100.00.6
MLB Totals for C - 13 season(s)-   C75468060024509380526049414889.9896.480.8138720765.2557540.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2110-3--331.0001.500.30-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2-22--1221.0001.001.00-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF2-3-------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C177--1103125191012471228.9856.94-8280.0111770.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--7--1771.0007.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C101--5657282645637.9886.31-----91010.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF12--132--15151.0001.25------120.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C112--803113247940916.9748.18-----271120.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9--1222-1614.8751.56------90.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--361-437371.0005.29------70.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C51--30570114386375.9727.35-----19510.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C16--7617-193931.0005.81-----2160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak19-51---------
2000Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20-9---------
2000Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak20-27---------
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak21-857111---9-
2002Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22-101-------12-
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23-89---------
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex23-16---------
2004Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24-4---------
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex24-49---------
2005Arizona Rangers ArizRktex25-5---------
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex25-73---------
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex25-13------1--
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex26-71------1-1
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex27-119----1----
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex28-4---------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex28-88---2----4
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-1351--------
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-87---------
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln31-11--------
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-311--------
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-56--------2
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl33-2---------
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33-40---------
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34-48---------
2015Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari35-2---------
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari35-4---------
2015Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35-1---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor21818263003003500001.333.429.500.9299321.462.167.33314.2923.811.670.000.0050.00
2002Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor222170101521052161101005.214.276.271.54719377.254.057.1577.7914.291.830.000.0020.00
2003Team USAArizona Fall LgMinor231018582004004300000.444.545.5561.10110222.533.112.33318.1813.640.750.000.0025.00
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2617388122125101800000.316.333.579.91222539.357.263.3162.5620.518.005.1319.0041.67
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2718371012014120171111100.324.435.7031.13826547.348.379.54114.8923.401.578.519.2541.67
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28174581310411102500100.289.313.578.89126548.243.289.3564.1710.422.508.3311.2538.46
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2918507192116014800100.380.418.520.93826455.429.140.2007.2714.552.001.8250.0021.05
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB301952814403120021300000.269.296.519.81527754.306.250.2883.7024.076.505.5617.3350.00
2011St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3118332112005000400100.333.324.394.71813234.367.061.0610.0011.760.000.000.0018.18
2011St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB321733492006004300001.273.351.333.68411237.300.060.18210.818.110.750.000.0022.22
2012Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB3225000000000310000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3228010000000100000.125.125.125.250108.143.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB3227000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2013Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB331326241012003701000.154.241.308.5498230.167.154.26910.0023.332.333.3326.0050.00
2013Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB341226142012002500002.154.214.346.5609328.150.192.2697.1417.862.503.5726.0075.00
2015Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB351231251104000400202.161.152.258.4108233.172.097.0970.0012.120.000.000.0040.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 3 yrs3910617297101221131901006.274.353.358.711388120.333.084.21710.8315.831.460.000.0027.59
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs16137152103174166522256812605.278.320.474.79417637405.297.196.2646.1716.792.723.9523.1935.92
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs46000000000310000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs39010000000200000.111.111.111.222109.143.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs47000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Connecticut TigersNYPLA-Minordet37Manager723735.5143.52 
2018Connecticut TigersNYPLA-Minordet38Manager000.000--0 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998High School All-American - 1st Team (C)1
1999Northwest League All-Star Team (C)1
2004AL Rookie of the Month (April)1
2005Pacific Coast League All-Star Game MVP1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-08-25cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Diamondbacks35.286  
2015-08-21cArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment35.282Team Roster on 2015-08-21
2015-08-20cArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL35.281Team Roster on 2015-08-20
2015-08-19cArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab35.280Team Roster on 2015-08-19
2015-04-21cArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL35.160Team Roster on 2015-04-21
2015-04-13cArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Lower back spasms35.152Team Roster on 2015-04-13
2015-04-05cArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors35.144Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2015-02-03cArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.082Team Roster on 2015-02-03
2014-10-31cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.353  
2013-08-11cAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.272Team Roster on 2013-08-11
2013-08-10cAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab33.271Team Roster on 2013-08-10
2013-08-03cAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Kidney stone [-]33.264Team Roster on 2013-08-03
2012-11-16cAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract ($3m)33.003Team Roster on 2012-11-16
2012-10-29CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency32.351  
2012-05-06cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActive--32.175Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-18ContractSigned by Tigers 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-23InjuredDisabled -- Right index finger fracture 
2010-12-14ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2008-12-08TradeTraded by Rangers to Tigers for Guillermo Moscoso and Carlos Melo 
2008-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-21InjuredDisabled -- Strained right hamstring 
2008-01-18ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2004-07-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-25InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-05-21InjuredDisabled -- torn ligaments in his left thumb  
2002-01-14TradeTraded by Athletics with Mario Ramos, Ryan Ludwick and Jason Hart to Rangers for Mike Venafro and Carlos Pena. 
1999-06-01Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Oakland Athletics-181,000,000-------1,000,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (2nd round - 45th overall)
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll23300,000-70342-2,163,527300,0001,300,000
2004Texas RangersTeam Payroll24300,000-75542-2,070,100300,0001,600,000
2005Texas RangersTeam Payroll25300,000-79439-2,189,055300,0001,900,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll26332,330-69129142,365,072327,0002,232,330
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll27400,322-58019282,459,737380,0002,632,652
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll281,600,000-34812622,696,252390,0004,232,652
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll292,800,000-2631468++2,746,792400,0007,032,652
2010Detroit TigersTeam Payroll303,950,000-2231176++2,812,412400,00010,982,652
2011St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll311,000,000-42617522,722,607414,00011,982,652
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll321,000,000-41818532,954,887480,00012,982,652
2013Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll331,500,000-38213583,023,990490,00014,482,6522012-11-16 - Signed to 2-year contract ($3m)
2014Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll341,500,000-40213563,256,497500,00015,982,652
2015Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll351,000,00011.04747913473,571,283507,50016,982,6522015-02-03 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red